Dina Sharipova

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Dina Sharipova

Position: Assistant Professor
Education Background: Ph.D. in Political Science from Indian University, 2013

Research Areas

Nation and state-building, formal and informal institutions, identity politics, and social capital in Central Asia, Research Methods

Contact information

Dr. Dina Sharipova
Assistant Professor 
Graduate School of Public Policy
Nazarbayev University
53 Kabanbay batyr Avenue
Astana, Kazakhstan 010000
Telephone: +7 7172 70 93 92
Email: dina.sharipova@nu.edu.kz

Dina Sharipova
Assistant Professor 

Dr. Sharipova received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Indian University in 2013. Since 2013 she worked at KIMEP University in the Department of International Relations and Regional Studies. In 2016, Dr. Sharipova was appointed to the position of Research Director of the College of Social Sciences. Currently, Dina serves on the Board of the European Society for Central Asian Studies, an organization established in 1995 to promote research collaboration among scholars of Central Asia and Europe.

Dr. Sharipova’s research interests include nation and state-building, formal and informal institutions, identity politics, and social capital in Central Asia. Her recent publications include the book “State-building in Kazakhstan: Continuity and Transformation of Informal Institutions” published by Lexington Books in 2018. She also has a number of publications in scholarly journals such as Nationalism and Ethnic PoliticsCentral Asian Survey,  Central Asian Affairs, Nationalities Paper, and others.